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Humans of Gaming 136 | PAX South 2019 Developer Interviews Part 1


About This Episode

Love Thy Nerd was on hand at PAX South 2019 for some developer interviews of games of all kinds. Chief Content Nerd Drew Dixon and Managing Editor April-Lyn Caouette walked the floor and talked to various members of the industry to share thoughts on why they make games and what the developer hopes you, the player, gets out of them.

Interviews

1. Bekah Saltsman of Overland from FinjiCo @ 3:00
2. Rami Ismail of Vambleer @ 11:32
3. Terry Cavanagh and  Niamh Houston aka “Chipzel” @ 19:52
4. Kieron Kelly of Divinity Original Sin from Larian Studios @ 25:25
5. Tristan Barona of Don’t Give Up from Taco Pizza Cats @ 30:13
6. Jorge Garcia of Tunche from LeapGS @ 38:33
7. Tom Sharpe from Gossamer Games @ 43:30
8. Sam McCully of JackQuest from Blowfish Studios @46:42





Episode Hosts

Drew Dixon
Drew is the Chief Content Nerd for Love Thy Nerd and the co-host of Humans of Gaming. He is also the editor of Explore the Bible: Students and co-hosts the weekly CaPC Digest podcast for Christ and Pop Culture. Drew has written for Paste Magazine, Relevant Magazine, Christianity Today, WORLD Magazine, and Think Christian. He lives in the Nashville, TN area with his wife and their three children.
April-Lyn Caouette
April-Lyn is Chief Resource Nerd and a co-founder at Love Thy Nerd. Her passion is to help both nerds and church leaders alike learn to love their nerdy neighbors the way Jesus does—unconditionally, personally, and without reservation. She writes, edits, and solicits articles and training materials for Love Thy Nerd, and has also written for the UYWI blog, GROW Curriculum, and Explore the Bible for Students. She lives in Southern California where, in addition to her work with Love Thy Nerd, she is a freelance editor, tabletop gamer, avid reader, and gashapon collector.

Episode Producer

Jonathan Clauson
Chief Audio Nerd
Starting with Clear Channel Radio in the '90s, Jonathan has worked in audio and marketing for 20 years. Credits include stints at EA Tiburon, Christianity Today, Christ and Pop Culture, and freelancing as voice talent for audiobooks and podcast production services.

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